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International Business

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Kod przedmiotu: 2600-ERSM1IntBus Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: International Business
Jednostka: Wydział Zarządzania
Grupy: Przedmioty dla studentów ERSAMUS na Wydziale Zarządzania UW w semestrze letnim
Przedmioty dla studentów ERSAMUS na Wydziale Zarządzania UW w semestrze zimowym
Punkty ECTS i inne: 5.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Rodzaj przedmiotu:

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Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The objective of this course is to introduce the student to problems and practices involving international business. The course will discuss the forces which help to company behavior on the international markets as well as international business operations. The course will also cover financing and investing internationally. Learning methods will include lecture, problems, and presentations by practitioners, discussions of latest economic news based on articles in the Economist, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal or other internet sources. After completing this course the student should be able to analyze international environment and perform basic international trade operations, understand nature of international risks and finally understand the basics of direct and indirect investing abroad.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Learning Objectives

1.1 Identify the types of companies active in international business.

1.2 Explain globalization and how it affects markets and production.

1.3 Detail the forces that drive globalization.

1.4 Outline the debate about globalization’s impact on jobs and wages.

1.5 Summarize the debate about income inequality.

1.6 Outline the debate about culture, sovereignty, and the environment.

1.7 Identify how this course will help you to develop skills for your career.

2.1 Explain culture and the need for cultural knowledge.

2.2 Summarize the cultural importance of values and behavior.

2.3 Describe the roles of social structure and education in culture.

2.4 Outline how the major world religions can influence business.

2.5 Explain the importance of personal communication to international business.

2.6 Describe how firms and culture interact in the global workplace.

3.1 Describe the key features of each form of political system.

3.2 Explain how the three types of economic systems differ.

3.3 Summarize the main elements of each type of legal system.

3.4 Outline the global legal issues facing international firms.

3.5 Describe the main issues of global ethics and social responsibility.

4.1 Explain economic development and how it is measured.

4.2 Describe economic transition and its main obstacles.

4.3 Outline the various sources of political risk.

4.4 Explain how companies can manage political risk.

4.5 Describe China’s and Russia’s experiences with economic transition

5.1 Describe the benefits, volume, and patterns of international trade.

5.2 Explain how mercantilism worked and identify its inherent flaws.

5.3 Detail the theories of absolute advantage and comparative advantage.

5.4 Summarize the factor proportions theory of trade.

5.5 Explain the international product life cycle theory.

5.6 Outline the new trade theory and the first-mover advantage.

5.7 Describe the national competitive advantage theory and the Porter diamond.

6.1 Explain why governments sometimes intervene in trade.

6.2 Outline the instruments that governments use to promote trade.

6.3 Describe the instruments that governments use to restrict trade.

6.4 Summarize the main features of the global trading system.

7.1 Describe the worldwide pattern of foreign direct investment (F D I).

7.2 Summarize each theory that attempts to explain why F D I occurs.

7.3 Outline the important management issues in the F D I decision.

7.4 Explain why governments intervene in F D I.

7.5 Describe the policy instruments governments use to promote and restrict F D I.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Textbooks

1. Wild, J. John and Wild, L. Kenneth, International Business: The Challenges of Globalization, Ninth Edition, Pearson Education, Inc., 2019 (WW).

2. Rugman A.M., Collinson, S., 2014, International Business, Trans-Atlantic Publications; Sixth Edition, December 18, 2014, (RUC).

3. Ramberg J., (ed), 2008, Guide to Export-Import Basics, ICC-WBO, Paris, (3rd ed.) – (RAM)

4. Tayeb M., (ed), 2000, International Business. Theories, Policies and Practices, FT Prentice-Hall, Harlow – (TAY).

Efekty uczenia się: (tylko po angielsku)

General Aim: Show students the present surroundings of the business. Introduction with functioning present transnational corporations (TNC) and showing conditions of global trade operations (see more below).

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

Examination, Preperation of PowerPoint

Presentations

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2021/22" (zakończony)

Okres: 2021-10-01 - 2022-02-20
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Typ zajęć: Konwersatorium, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Waldemar Kozioł, Yochanan Shachmurove
Prowadzący grup: Waldemar Kozioł, Yochanan Shachmurove
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Egzamin lub zaliczenie
Opisy przedmiotów w USOS i USOSweb są chronione prawem autorskim.
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Warszawski.